Papua New Guinea
Basic country data
- Population over 60 in 2010:
- 292,646 (4%)
- Projected population over 60 in 2050:
- 1,576,018 (12%)
- Poverty rate of total population:
- Income of country:
- Lower middle income
- Social pension?
- Scheme information: Old Age and Disabled Pension Scheme (New Ireland)
- Year introduced:
- Monthly pension benefit:
- 30 Kina (14 US$)
- 7.17 % of average income
- 42 % of international poverty line
- Age of eligiblity:
- Regional and Universal
Resources on the pension in Papua New Guinea
Year: 2012 | Published by: Post Courier
This online news article includes information about the benefit level of the social pension in New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.
This research looks at poverty, vulnerability and social protection across the dimensions of health and education, gender, social cohesion, economic growth, and traditional protection...
Year: 2009 | Published by: Social Security Administration (SSA), International Social Security Association
The second issue in the current four-volume series of Social Security Programs Throughout the World reports on the countries of Asia and the Pacific....
Year: 2009 | Published by: Post Courier
This news article announces the establishment of the old age and disabled pension scheme in the province of New Ireland. The scheme is the...
This online news report documents a number of new social initiatives in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea and includes information on the social...